National Economic and Social Development Office Act 2006

Establishment of other bodies within Office.

7.— (1) The Taoiseach may, after consultation with the Minister for Finance and any other Minister of the Government he or she considers relevant, by order establish within the Office such other bodies as he or she considers appropriate to prepare advice and reports on any aspect of any matter relating to the functions of the Office.

(2) A body established by order under subsection (1) shall be known by such title as may be specified in the order.

(3) An order under subsection (1) shall—

(a) specify the functions of the body, and

(b) contain such provisions as the Taoiseach considers appropriate in relation to—

(i) the number of members of the body established by the order,

(ii) the method of their appointment, and

(iii) subject to section 18 (1), their tenure of office.

(4) Any body established under this section shall have all such powers as are necessary for or incidental to the performance of its functions under this Act.

(5) The Taoiseach may, after consultation with any relevant Minister of the Government who has representation on the body concerned, amend or revoke an order under subsection (1).